Latin jazz has its most direct and influential link to the music of the United States but its origins are largely Cuban, drawing upon African and European roots. It has become a central force, moving jazz in a world direction. Sampling the legends, innovators and new breed of Latin jazz musicians that provide the perfect combination of Afro-Cuban beats and jazz sounds, The Rough Guide To Latin Jazz is your introduction to an ever-emerging genre.
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